Tag: Dev Anand

Dev and Kishore forged a strong bond of friendship

By Pradyot Lal Known as the evergreen actor of Bollywood, it is nothing out of the ordinary that this great veteran of Indian cinema has the same kind of dedication in his personal relationships as well. Dev Anand has always been cited as one of the best actors that our silver screen has ever seen. […]

July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments More

The Romantic Outsider

By Pradyot Lal: He was the quintessential outsider who made sheer craft a matter of distinctive style. Guru Dutt Padukone (1925-1964) is one of the most abiding icons of our cinema, largely because there was rare beauty and grace in almost each frame that he has left behind, frames and compositions fresh with the dead […]

July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

When Dev, Waheeda came together to create magic in Kala Bazaar

By Pradyot Lal: “Kala Bazar” (1960) remains the only film in which the three brothers – Chetan, Dev and Vijay Anand – starred together. A social tirade against black marketing and corruption, “Kala Bazar” was far ahead of its times in sheer cinematic value…s. Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman come together to create magic in this […]

May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Nanda’s death Shocking, Says Mala Sinha

Yesteryear actress Nanda, known for her roles in nhits like Hum Dono, Kala Bazaar, Jab jab Phool Khile, Shor, Gumnam and the song less Ittefaaq. She starred in two song less films both by BR Chopra and Yash Chopra Kanoon and Ittefaaq and both were hits. Nanda passed away at her bungalow on Yari Road, […]

March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More

A Close Encounter with Dev Anand

It was nearly 25 years ago, on a winter afternoon, the Press Club in New Delhi was overflowing with members and guests, when the young Secretay-General of the club Chand Joshi led the stylish,debonair, ever young and evergreen guest of the day Mr. Dev Anand into the lawns where we all were waiting to catch […]

December 5, 2011 | 1 Comment More

Dev Anand: The dying moments

December 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More